Mark Greaney – Burner: Thriller!

Feb 23, 2023 | aging, books, culture, Health, politics, seniors, technology

Mark Greaney – Burner: Thriller!

The Not Old Better Show, Art of Living Author Interview Series

Welcome to The Not Old Better Show on radio and podcast. Today’s show is brought to you by POM Wonderful and BetterHelp, Give online therapy a try at and get on your way to being your best self. I’m Paul Vogelzang, and we have returning guest, NYT best-selling author and Hollywood movie mogul Mark Greaney.

As part of our Art Of Living Author Interview Series, our guest today is Mark Greaney.  The Not Old Better Show audience will know Mark Greaney from his work in Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan universe or his bestselling Gray Man series, and this week,  a brand new Gray Man book, titled ‘Burner’ is on sale, and “Burner” is already on the BEST SELLER LIST!

Thank you so much for listening. We’ve got a great guest today with author Mark Greaney.  #1 NYT bestselling author Mark Greaney’s debut international thriller, THE GRAY MAN, was published in 2009 and became a national bestseller and a highly sought-after Hollywood property. Netflix released the film version of THE GRAY MAN, starring Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans, and Ana de Armas, in 2022.  I’ve read “Burner,” and loved it.  You will too, as you will our interview, which I’ll get to in just a moment.  But, quickly, if you missed any episodes, last week was our 698th episode, when I spoke to Washington Post journalist and author Philip Bump who has written the new book “The Aftermath: the Last Days of the Baby Boom and the Future of Power in America”  Two weeks ago, I spoke with when I spoke to Smithsonian Associate, Newsweek editor, journalist and author, Mark Whitaker who has written the new book ‘Saying It Loud: 1966—The Year Black Power Challenged the Civil Rights Movement’   Wonderful subjects for our Not Old Better Show audience…If you missed those shows, along with any others, you can go back and check them out with my entire back catalog of shows, all free for you, there on our website,

Our guest today, Mark Greaney, will tell us all about his new best-selling book, part of The Gray Man series, titled “Burner.”   The main character, Court Gentry, is caught between the Russian mafia and the CIA in this latest electrifying thriller in the #1 New York Times bestselling Gray Man series.  Court Gentry and his erstwhile lover, Zoya Zakharova, find themselves on opposites poles when it comes to their protectee. They both want him, but for different reasons. That’s a problem for tomorrow. Today they need to keep him and themselves alive. Right now, it’s not looking good.

Let’s learn more…please join me in welcoming to The Not Old Better Show on radio and podcast, NYT best-selling author and Hollywood movie mogul Mark Greaney.

My thanks to POM Wonderful and BetterHelp for sponsoring today’s show. Give online therapy a try at and get on your way to being your best self.” Please check out our show notes for more information about how to support the show by supporting our sponsors.  My thanks to Mark Greaney, as always, for being so generous and so helpful.  My thanks to you, my wonderful Not Old Better Show audience on radio and podcast…please be well and be safe, which I’m mentioning in every show because I want to bring attention to the issue of assault rifles, which aren’t safe, in anyone’s hands but the military and law enforcement.  Assault rifles are killing our children and grandchildren in the very places they learn: schools!  Please, let’s work together to eliminate assault rifles, and let’s do better.  Let’s talk about Better…the Not Old Better Show on radio and podcast.